The WXW promotion out of Germany announced that NXT UK star Toni Storm, who was their Women’s Champion, has been pulled from their events this weekend due to an injury Storm suffered last weekend in the finals of the tournament to crown the first NXT UK Women’s Champion against Rhea Ripley. WXW also announced that they have stripped Storm of their Women’s Championship.
— wXw Germany (@wXwGermany) August 29, 2018
Storm is also off shows this weekend for the PROGRESS promotion with the injury.
BREAKING: due to an injury sustained at the weekend, @tonistorm_ is out of this weekend's PROGRESS shows in Hamburg, Oberhausen and Frankfurt. News soon on a replacement.
— PROGRESS Wrestling (@ThisIs_Progress) August 29, 2018
It is unknown how long Storm will be out of action. Storm is scheduled to be in the finals of this year’s Mae Young Classic tournament at the Evolution PPV on October 28 in Long Island against Io Shirai.
RevPro heading to UK television
UK indie promotion Revolution Pro, who has working partnerships with ROH and New Japan, announced a new TV deal this week with Freesports, who aired the now-defunct Five Star Wrestling promotion earlier this year.
Revolution Pro Wrestling is coming to FreeSports! 💥
Shows begin next week in Bethnal Green and will be aired later in the month.
Pro Wrestling At Its Best! @RevProUK
— FreeSports 📺 (@FreeSportsUK) August 29, 2018
RevPro will have TV tapings for the new show beginning in September from York Hall in London with their British J Cup tournament.